In The Cay, what quotes show the characters' personalities?

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I like the following quote a lot.  It appears in chapter ten.  

Wanting to hear it from Timothy, I asked him why there were different colors of skin, white and black, brown and red, and he laughed back, "Why b'feesh different color, or flower b'different color? I true don' know, Phill-eep, but I true tink beneath d'skin is all d'same."

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